Hometown: Jeannette (Pa.)
High School: Jeannette High School
HT: 6-1 WT: 199
Experience: Redshirted in 2012
2012 Season: Practice with the team but did not see any action as the Spartans coaching staff was able to save his redshirt.
Strengths: Great natural athletic ability gives Cox the ability to make big plays for the Spartans defense.
Weaknesses: Lacks game day experience at the college level.
Overall: Fans heard a lot about Cox during preseason camp in 2012 and some expected the safety to find time on special teams and mop-up duties at safety to help him be ready for the 2013 season. The Spartans coaching staff was able to preserve Cox's redshirt and that should pay off in the long run for the Spartans defense.